Archive of posts tagged "america"

Fourth of July in Iowa

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I experienced my first Fourth of July in Iowa. The skies teased with raindrops every few minutes but luckily by noon, when the parade began, the sun had peeked its way through the grey blanket of clouds above. We sat along the side of the road in John‘s hometown as other families with tarps, […]

Vancouver to New York 2

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been to New York twice before but each time has been for no longer than 3 days. Months ago I booked a trip with Keira who has been planning her visit to the Big Apple since I met her, and even long before that. She had studied the MTA subway maps, memorized streets and […]

Vancouver to New York

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m in New York this week to hang out, explore, work, wander, and do a whole lot of walking. Since Keira and I are already half-way through our journey, I thought it was time for a photo post so that I can share some of our adventures so far. Brunch in the West Village Carrie’s […]

Vancouver Washington, A Tale of Two Vancouvers

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Washington, near the Oregon border and lying on the outskirts of Portland, is tired of playing second fiddle to the big cities especially ours which bears the same name. As such, the Washington city is considering changing its name so they can stand out on their own. “The Vancouver Columbian in Washington reports that […]

Obama Inauguration 2009

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Wake up! America’s about to inaugurate its first African American president!” John bellowed this morning as I slowly slipped out from between the sheets and took my place on the couch. I don’t have the most exciting “where were you?” story as I’m sitting, wrapped in fleece blankets from Iowa, with my MacBook on my […]